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Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 01:33 AM EDT

California to Launch Climate Satellite: Gov. Brown

California to Launch Climate Satellite: Gov. Brown

California Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday that the state plans to launch its "own damn satellite" into orbit to battle climate change. The man the late Chicago columnist Mike Royko famously dubbed "Gov. Moonbeam"...

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 10:10 AM EDT

SpaceX Books the First Tourist to the Moon

SpaceX Books the First Tourist to the Moon

The moon may soon get its first tourist — and first human visitor in more than four decades. SpaceX announced Thursday that it's booked the world's first private passenger to the moon. Elon Musk's space...

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 at 06:57 AM EDT

Reddit Bans Qanon Subreddits After Series of Violent Threats

Reddit Bans Qanon Subreddits After Series of Violent Threats

Reddit banned one of its largest communities dedicated to discussion of the Qanon fringe conspiracy theory on Wednesday, citing the subreddit's repeated violations of the network's content policy. The...

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 at 12:48 AM EDT

Got $1,100? Apple Shows Off Its Most Expensive iPhone Yet

Got $1,100? Apple Shows Off Its Most Expensive iPhone Yet

Apple is expected to showcase three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product's appeal amid slowing sales. Most of the buzz is...

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 at 02:44 AM EDT

Bigger, Pricier iPhone Expected at Apple Event Wednesday

Bigger, Pricier iPhone Expected at Apple Event Wednesday

Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday as part of a lineup of three new models aimed at widening the product's appeal amid slowing sales growth. Most of the buzz is...

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 09:51 PM EDT

Effort to Clean Up Great Pacific Garbage Launches From SF

Effort to Clean Up Great Pacific Garbage Launches From SF

Engineers set to sea Saturday to deploy a trash collection device to corral plastic litter floating between California and Hawaii in an attempt to clean up the world's largest garbage patch in the heart of...

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 08:20 PM EDT

As Google Turns 20, Questions Over Whether It's Too Powerful

As Google Turns 20, Questions Over Whether It's Too Powerful

Twenty years after Larry Page and Sergey Brin set out to organize all of the internet's information, the search engine they named Google has morphed into a dominating force in smartphones, online video,...

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 05:07 PM EDT

Tesla Stock Tanks as Execs Resign, Musk Smokes Weed on Video

Tesla Stock Tanks as Execs Resign, Musk Smokes Weed on Video

Shares of Tesla plunged as much as 9 percent Friday after news of a pair of C-suite executive resignations and a bizarre video showing CEO Elon Musk smoking pot on a podcast, capping a tumultuous month since...

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 10:38 AM EDT

Hackers Steal Credit Card Info of British Airways Travelers

Hackers Steal Credit Card Info of British Airways Travelers

Hackers obtained the credit card details of some 380,000 British Airways travelers during a two-week data breach this summer that leaves the customers vulnerable to financial fraud, the airline says. BA's CEO...

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 at 05:51 PM EDT

Dulles Airport Debuts Facial Recognition Technology

Dulles Airport Debuts Facial Recognition Technology

Dulles International Airport has implemented facial recognition software for international travelers; the system will be used to identify visa holders as they leave the country. Passengers have their pictures...

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